Shelby County, TX Arrest Records

Shelby County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.06 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Harris, Montgomery, Smith, Bastrop, Henderson counties in Texas.
Shelby County, TX property crime rate is 6.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 86 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 29.51% compared to 2015.

Shelby County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Shelby County in 2016 decreased by 28.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 53 to 27 while non-violent crime decreased by 23.14% from 229 to 176.

5 Crimes In Shelby County, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 86
Burglary 81
Aggravated assault 21
Motor vehicle theft 9
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Shelby County decreased by 49.06% from 2015 and decreased by 28.95% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 38 to 27. In 2016 violent crime rate in Shelby County was 77.51% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.106%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Shelby County decreased by 23.14% from 2015 and decreased by 33.08% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 263 to 176. In 2016 property crime rate in Shelby County was 75.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.688%.

How Shelby stands up against other counties

Shelby vs. Aransas

You’ll be in more safety in Shelby compared to Aransas county that had 98.41% higher crime rate compared to Shelby county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8210 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.7604 in Aransas county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.3519 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.6221 in Aransas county.

Shelby vs. Fayette

You’ll be in more risk in Shelby compared to Fayette county that had 25.85% lower crime rate compared to Shelby county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0391 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0398 in Fayette county.
Burglary rates of 3.1667 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.1472 in Fayette county.

Names with the most arrests in Shelby

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Shelby, Texas, the most crimes, that's 34.93% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shelby County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.17 daily crimes that occur in Shelby County.
  • Shelby, TX is safer than Aransas.
  • In Shelby County you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Shelby, TX have decreased by 28.01%.

Names in Shelby County